Technical briefs

Throughout sub-Saharan Africa, human resource challenges have hindered countries’ efforts to achieve HIV epidemic control. To accelerate access to the services needed to realize the 95-95-95 goals[1], the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and other donors, such as the Global Fund to...

Although more people than ever before are using family planning services to satisfy their reproductive health intentions, the ambitious global goal of 120 million additional contraceptive users will not be met by 2020. New and different partnerships and strategies are needed to improve the...

Effective health worker supervision approaches and practices are essential elements that help compensate for shortfalls in HRH training, management, and efforts to improve quality of health services. Defined as “a broad set of supervisory interventions that improve provider performance through team-based learning approaches, including supportive...

Around the world, gender norms influence the ability of individuals, couples, and families to meet their desired family planning (FP) needs. Provider bias and power imbalances in client-provider and client-client interactions impact the quality and accessibility of FP reproductive health (RH) service providers who have...

Given anticipated human resources for health (HRH) constraints and the need for greater shared financial responsibility for HIV in an era of HIV scale-up, it is critical to understand government capacity and willingness to increase and maximize the efficiency of investments in HRH for HIV....